Joshua J. Solano, M.D.

Joshua J. Solano

Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine | Clerkship Director

777 Glades Road

Boca Raton, FL 33431

BC 71, Room 213

p: 561-297-0022

Department: Emergency Medicine


Joshua J. Solano M.D., FAAEM is an Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine and Clerkship Director for the Emergency Medicine Residency program at the FAU Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine. In this role he works alongside residents to promote best practices for the care of emergency department patients.

Dr. Solano is a native Floridian born and raised in Plantation, Florida in Broward County. He developed an interest in medicine while volunteering in the Plantation General Emergency Department. He then double majored in Biology and History at Duke University in Durham, North Carolina. Afterwards he completed his medical degree at the University of Florida. He completed his emergency medicine residency at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston, Massachusetts. He stayed on faculty at Harvard Medical School as an instructor and assistant program director for the emergency medicine residency. In his final year in Boston he completed the Rabkin Medical Education Fellowship.

Dr. Solano is board certified in emergency medicine. He is a member of the American College of Emergency Physicians, and the American Academy of Emergency Medicine.


  • 2008: BS, Biology and BA History, Duke University, Durham, NC
  • 2012: MD, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL
  • 2012-2015: Residency in Emergency Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA

Work History

Florida Atlantic University

  • 2022-Present: Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine, Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine, Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, FL
  • 2017-2022: Assistant Professor of Integrated Medical Science, Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine, Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, FL

Prior Employment

  • 2015-2017: Instructor, Department of Emergency Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA

Scholarly Activity

Selected Peer-Reviewed Publications

  • Solano JJ. Dubosh NM, Anderson P, Wolfe RE, Edlow J, Grossman SA. Hospital ward transfer to intensive care unit as a quality marker in emergency medicine. American Journal Emergency Medicine. 2017 May; 35 (5): 753-756. PMID: 28131603
  • Rappaport DE*, Solano JJ*, Edlow JA. Bilateral Pneumothoraces as a Complication of Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography. Journal of Emergency Medicine. 2017 Apr; 52 (4): 573-575. PMID: 28057370 *Co-1st Authors
  • Chiu DT*, Solano JJ*, Ullman E, Pope J, Tibbles C, Horng S, Nathanson LA, Fisher J, Rosen CL. The Integration of Electronic Medical Student Evaluations Into an Emergency Department Tracking System is Associated With Increased Quality and Quantity of Evaluations. J Emerg Med. 2016 Oct; 51 (4): 432-439. PMID 27372377*Co-1st Authors
  • Klasco RS, Wolfe RE, Lee T, Anderson P, Jacobson LS, Solano J, Edlow J, Grossman SA. Can medical record reviewers reliably identify errors and adverse events in the ED? Am J Emerg Med. 2016 Jun; 34 (6): 1043-8. PMID: 27055604

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Honors and Awards

  • 2017: Attending Role Model Award, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center 
  • 2016-2017: Rabkin Medical Education Fellowship, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
  • 2011: Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society, University of Florida
  • 2011: Chapman Humanism Society, University of Florida
  • 2010: Equal Access Clinic Service Award, University of Florida
  • 2010: Lawrence M. Goodman Award, Medical Student Research, University of Florida
  • 2010: Community Service Award, University of Florida

Professional Affiliations

  • Medical Staff at Bethesda East Hospital
  • Medical Staff at Delray Medical Center
  • Fellow of American Academy of Emergency Medicine
  • Member of American College of Emergency Medicine

Clinical Activity

Board Certifications

  • Emergency Medicine, American Board of Emergency Medicine

Additional Information
The Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine offers students a variety of educational programs and degrees.
Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine
Florida Atlantic University
777 Glades Road, BC-71
Boca Raton, FL 33431